How do you FOIL # (2x + 3) (x-2)#?
The operation is called distribution, the acrynom to remember how to multiply 2 binomials is FOIL.
It's important to understand that 'foiling' something is a misnomer and should only be used as a guide for how to perform the operation.
Recall, FOIL stands for First - Outer - Inner - Last.
Begin by multiplying the first 2 terms.
Then, multiply the outer terms.
Multiply the inner terms.
Lastly, multiply the last terms.
Then, write them all out in the order that you performed the operations.
Then, combine like terms.